Winner of the U.S. Women’s Open Relied on Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA –July 13, 2016 – Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of the U.S. Women’s  Open held at the CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, CA relied on a Graphite Design Tour AD GP-6 Stiff flex wood shaft in her TaylorMade M2 Driver and a Graphite Design Tour AD MT-6 Stiff flex wood shaft in her TaylorMade M2 #3 fairway metal wood to capture her first career major championship victory.

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One of the T3 finishers of the U.S. Women’s Open also played a Graphite Design shaft, utilizing a Graphite Design Tour AD DI wood shaft her #3 fairway metal wood.

Additionally, at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, the 2nd place finisher relied on a Graphite Design Tour AD BB-7 X Stiff flex wood shaft in his TaylorMade #3 fairway metal wood and one of the T3 finishers also relied on two Graphite Design Tour AD DI-8 X Stiff Flex wood shafts in his Callaway #3 and #5 fairway metal woods.



”We wish to congratulate the winner of the U.S. Women’s Open on her first career major win this past weekend as well as the other top finishers at the U.S. Women’s Open and the Scottish Open.  The new Tour AD GP model  is gaining popularity alongside the other Tour AD models  and we are very fortunate that Graphite Design brand shafts are the shafts of choice by these professional players”, stated Bill McPherson, Vice President of Sales, Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.

These recent wins on the world professional golf tours results in a total of 28 global professional tour wins for a Graphite Design brand shaft.

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Designed and manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters, the new Tour AD GP wood shaft is available in 45g R2, R1 and S Flex, 55g R2, R1 and S flex, 65g SR, S and X flex, 75g S and X flex and 85g S and X flex.

The Tour AD GP -6 and -7 models are also now available in a new Black color scheme and are called   Tour AD GP – Black Edition.  The shaft structure of the Tour AD GP Black Edition shafts are exactly the same as the Tour AD GP Teal color shafts and the only difference is the color.

The Tour AD GP, like its predecessors, utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber materials in order to deliver the best feeling and performing shaft available to golfers.  The Tour GP-4’s are unique and designed for a player that is looking for a light weight shaft with a soft tip to butt profile that will help launch the ball higher.  The Tour AD GP-5’s, 6’s, 7’s and 8’s are designed with a very stiff tip and stiffer mid to butt section to promote a mid-launch condition and low spin.

The Tour AD GP also utilizes the latest in graphite material from Toray Industries, Inc., TORAYCA ® T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOALLOY ® technology in the tip section of the shaft for additional shaft stability, exceptional feel and precise ball control.

If you are looking for a super-premium graphite golf shaft for your Driver or Fairway woods, the new Tour AD GP may just be for you and the Greatest Performing shaft you ever hit.

About Graphite Design:

With 26 years of designing and manufacturing premium graphite golf shafts, Graphite Design shafts can be seen in play by the best professional players on all tours worldwide.  Validating the company’s “Tour AD” logo, all of Graphite Design’s Tour-proven shafts specifically promote “Accuracy and Distance”.  On Tour, Graphite Design shafts recorded 41 Global tournament victories in 2015 and have helped numerous golf professionals earn well over 100 victories and millions of dollars in prize money since inception.   Graphite Design continues to be the most dominant shaft brand on the Japanese JGTO Professional Tour for the past thirteen years.

About Pro’s Choice:

Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts is the exclusive distributor of Graphite Design golf shafts in the United States, Canada, Europe, S. Africa, S. America and Australia.  Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts distributes all of the current Graphite Design shafts including the new 2016 Tour AD GP wood shaft, new Tour AD M9003 wood shaft, new Tour AD HY hybrid shaft as well as the YS Nano Reloaded, G-Series, YS+, Tour AD BB, Tour AD DI, Tour AD DJ, Tour AD GT, Tour AD MT and Tour AD MJ model shafts.  The company is located in Carlsbad, California with a distribution warehouse located in San Diego.

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For sales and media inquiries please contact Bill McPherson at 619-454-6283 or  For Pro Tour promotions inquiries, please contact Erik Boysen at 760-519-2362 or

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